Shark Tank

Barbara Corcoran

Barbara Corcoran
Shark Tank Host

Barbara Corcoran achieved straight D's in high school and college, and by the time she was 23, she had already held 20 jobs. But her next job would make her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country.

She borrowed $1,000 from her boyfriend and quit waitressing to start a tiny real estate company in New York City. Over the next 25 years she would parlay that loan into a $5 billion real estate business, the largest and best-known brand in the entire sector.

Corcoran is the author of "If You Don't Have Big Breasts, Put Ribbons on Your Pigtails" and "Shark Tales," unlikely business books that have become national bestsellers. They take fresh, frank looks at how to succeed in life and business, and are as heartwarming as they are smart and motivating.

Corcoran is a motivational and inspirational speaker and is the real estate contributor to "The Today Show" on NBC.


Black Entrepreneurs of Shark Tank

Beyond the tank

In the Tank

Meet the Sharks

  • Mark is the highly successful entrepreneur and investor who founded HDNet, Broadcast.com and MicroSolutions.

  • Barbara Corcoran

    Barbara Corcoran parlayed a $1,000 loan into a five-billion-dollar real estate business.

  • Lori Greiner started with one idea and turned it into a multi-million dollar international brand.

FEATURED SHOWS

  • In CNBC's Streets of Dreams with Marcus Lemonis , CEO, entrepreneur and host of "The Profit" Marcus Lemonis travels across the country, pulling back the curtain on the most iconic and influential streets that fuel America’s most vital business cultures.

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    CNBC's "American Greed" examines the dark side of the American dream. Some people will do anything for money!

About

The business themed reality series features the sharks -- tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons – who give budding entrepreneurs the chance to make their dreams come true and potentially secure business deals that could make them millionaires.

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